Murrumbidgee River

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Murrumbidgee River
MurrumbidgeeAtGundagai.jpg
Location
Physical characteristics
Mouthjoins with the Murray River
The Murrumbidgee is a major tributary of the Murray River

The Murrumbidgee River is a big river in New South Wales, Australia, and the Australian Capital Territory. It joins in with the Murray River. The word Murrumbidgee is from the Wiradjuri language (Indigenous Australian) and means "big water", "track goes down here" or "very good place".[2] There are many large towns built next to the river, Gundagai, Wagga Wagga, Narrandera, Hay and Balranald.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Geographical Names Register Extract: Murrumbidgee River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2008-06-08.
  2. http://www.gnb.nsw.gov.au/name_search/extract?id=ujjLjzxOIt